(previously known as Botys lunalis)
SPILOMELINAE, CRAMBIDAE, PYRALOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Buck Richardson, Kuranda, Queensland)
The adult moths of this species are patchy brown with the patches outlined in white. The wingspan is about 3 cms.
The species occurs in Asia, including
as well as in Australia in
Deltoïdes et Pyralites,
in Boisduval & Guenée: Histoire Naturelle des Insectes; Spécies Général des Lépidoptères,
Volume 9, Part 8 (1854), p. 352, No. 417.
(updated 23 August 2012)